HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson to Do Media Q&A After BIO 2004 Luncheon Plenary

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (June 7, 2004) -- Secretary of Health and Human Services Tommy Thompson will be available for Q&A with the media for 10 minutes following his luncheon plenary at the BIO 2004 Annual International Convention.  The Q&A will be held in a room by the entrance of the plenary session on the third floor of the Moscone West building.

The luncheon plenary session runs from 12:15 – 2 p.m.

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BIO represents more than 1,000 biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations in all 50 U.S. states and 33 other nations. BIO members are involved in the research and development of health-care, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products.